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6k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Missy

  • Gender: Girl
  • #3353 All Time
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How popular is the name "Missy" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1943550
1945880
194614140
194710100
1948660
194911110
195015150
195119190
195215150
195341410
195438380
195547470
195662620
195790900
19581261260
19591331330
19601851850
19611921920
19622272270
19632152150
19642232230
19652202200
19662392390
19673033030
19682872870
19692712710
19702672670
19712162160
19721741740
19731551550
19741091090
19751021020
19761081080
19771001000
197883830
197991910
19801751750
19811191190
198282820
198355550
198458580
198564640
198668680
198749490
198845450
198942420
199029290
199136360
199223230
199336360
199420200
199526260
199622220
199722220
199822220
1999990
200019190
200115150
200213130
200319190
2004990
200515150
200615150
200715150
2008990
200916160
201012120
201118180
201210100
201310100
201411110

Want to know about the populiarty of Missy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,615 babies born with the name Missy in the United States. That's more than enough Missies to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Missy" was in 1967 with a total of 303 babies.

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Missy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of only 175 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Missy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Missy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Missy as well as things modernly associated with the name Missy such as celebrities named Missy.

Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and dancer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Missy was born in 1971 as Melissa Arnette Elliott in Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.

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Missy Peregrym

Missy Peregrym is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Missy was born in 1982 as Melissa Peregrym in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Missy

Missy was born in 1967.

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Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins is a singer-songwriter and musician specializing in pop, indie, and acoustic music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Missy was born in 1983 as Melissa Morrison Higgins.

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Missy Hyatt

Missy Hyatt is a professional wrestler. Missy was born in 1963 as Melissa Ann Hiatt in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Missy Crider

Missy was born in 1974.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yssim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Smyis". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Missy born Oct 5, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Central England approximately on 1750. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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